Matilda / Maud de Mortimer, Baroness Mortimer

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Matilda / Maud de Mortimer, Baroness Mortimer

Also Known As: "Maud", "Melisende"
Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Richards Castle, Herefordshire, England
Death: February 16, 1308 (35)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Sir Hugh de Mortimer, Baron Mortimer
Mother of William (de Mortimer) La Zouche, of Mortimer; Joan Mortimer, Heiress of Richard's Castle; Margaret de Cornwall and Alice de Mortimer

Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Matilda / Maud de Mortimer, Baroness Mortimer

I can find noreliable source showing a Maud or Matilda de Longespee either married to Hugh or not (Terry Jackson Curator 5 Feb 2012) and none either showing her as a daughter of William "Clito" & Giovanna.

The following from Medlands suggests that it is impossible that Matilda / Maud de Longespey was married to Hugh de Mortimer:

Hugh de Mortimer m ([1150]) as her second husband, MATILDA de Rumilly, widow of PHILIP de Belmeis, daughter of WILLIAM FitzRanulf Meschin, of Skipton-in-Craven & his wife Cecily de Rumilly (-after 1189[239]). The Complete Peerage explains the the documents which confirm her parentage and second marriage[240]: including (1) pleadings in a suit concerning land at Kimbolton, Hampshire, and in a suit dated Jan 1282 in the Chester County Court, which both name Roger de Mortimer as son and heir of "Maud la Meschine"[241]; (2) Roger Mortimer´s grant of rents in Bisley given to him by "his brothers Philip and Ranulph de Belmeis"[242]; (3) “Philippus de Belmeis” founding Lilleshall Abbey, Shropshire by undated charter, witnessed by “Philippus filius Philippi de Belmis…domina Matilda filia Willielmi Meschin uxor prædicti Philippi de Belmis…”[243]. A manuscript narrating the foundation of Wigmore Abbey records that she was “Matildem Longespey, filiam Willielmi Longespey, ducis Normanniæ”[244] but this is confused and cannot possibly be correct. The undated charter, under which "Hugo de Mortuo mari" confirmed various donations to Saint-Victor-en-Caux and other past donations including all donations of property in England "antequam duxissem uxorem"[245], indicates that Hugh married only once.

Hugh & his wife had four children

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Matilda / Maud de Mortimer, Baroness Mortimer's Timeline

Richards Castle, Herefordshire, England
Of, Richard's Castle, Herefordshire, England
November 24, 1291
Age 18
Richards Castle, Herefordshire, England
September 14, 1295
Age 22
Richards Castle, Herefordshire, England
Age 27
Cheilmershe, Shropshire, England
February 16, 1308
Age 35
September 19, 1991
Age 35
January 31, 1992
Age 35